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Nissan: Nissan GT Academy Winner Sanchez prepared for U.S. debut

DANVILLE, Virginia – Former GT Academy leader Ricardo Sanchez is set to make his U.S. competition entrance this weekend during Virginia International Raceway as a Always Evolving / AIM Autosport group earnings to Pirelli World Challenge movement in a SprintX championship.

Modeled after a Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, a SprintX has competition weekends that underline dual one-hour races, any with a imperative motorist change.

Sanchez, from Mexico, will group with American Frankie Montecalvo, a former Pirelli World Challenge GTA category champion.

“After dual years of racing in Europe, I’m looking brazen to not carrying to worry about any jet lag,” Sanchez said.

“Now, it’s usually brief flights to a U.S. and usually one or dual hours of time difference. we won’t remove as most time usually perplexing to get my physique onto a time zone.

“It’s going to be easier for sure. Going from this high altitude in Mexico down to sea turn is going to be easier for me, physically, as well.”

NISMO Calendar

April 29-30
Pirelli World Challenge, Virginia International Raceway, Danville, Virginia, USA

May 3-4
Super GT, Fuji International Speedway, Japan

May 6-7
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, COTA, Austin, Texas, USA
FIA WEC, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Barbagallo Raceway, Western Australia, Australia


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